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What determines the order of evaluation of a prefix expression?

(a) precedence and associativity

(b) precedence only

(c) associativity only

(d) depends on the parser

Question is taken from Application of Stacks topic in section Application of Stacks of Data Structures & Algorithms I

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Correct choice is (a) precedence and associativity

The best I can explain: Precedence is a very important factor in determining the order of evaluation. If two operators have the same precedence, associativity comes into action.

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